Posts Tagged ‘Kaman Muslims’

An invisible hand in Burma’s anti-Muslim violence?

October 3, 2013


An invisible hand in Burma’s anti-Muslim violence?

By Oct 03, 2013

The latest bout of violence in western Burma, where the death toll currently stands at six, all of whom are Muslim, hasn’t taken many by surprise. Leaders on both sides of the political divide have mostly responded with empty phrases that appear to be aimed more at placating their critics, rather than cutting to the core problems of intolerance and exploitation of a crisis. As a result, houses belonging to Muslim families in Arakan state have once again turned to ash, and the body count slowly climbs.